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Philippines nabs cleric over bomb claimed by Islamic State

MANILA, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The Philippine military said on Thursday it has arrested a Muslim cleric who knew in advance about a bomb that …

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Philippine Muslims hope law to bring ‘dream of peace’

Sultan Kudarat, Philippines, July 29, 2018 (AFP) -Members or supporters of the Philippines’ largest Muslim rebel group gathered in their tens of thousands on Sunday …

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‘Philippine Muslim region a landmark’

UNITED NATIONS, July 28, (AP): UN Secretary- General Antonio Guterres is calling a new law in the Philippines creating a Muslim autonomous region “a landmark …

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Autonomy law OK’d by Duterte – Muslims in south to self-rule by 2022

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday approved a long-awaited law to allow minority Muslims in the south to start moving towards self-rule by 2022, a …

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Philippines arrests Islamist’s wife

Philippine soldiers arrested the wife of a top leader of a pro-Islamic State militant group, and killed a suspected bomber in separate raids in a …

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Philippine air and ground assault kills 12 Islamist militants in south

MANILA, April 11 (Reuters) – Philippine troops killed about a dozen members of a pro-Islamic State group in air and ground assaults this week on …

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Philippines arrests suspected pro-Islamic State militant over siege

Manila, March 5, 2018 (AFP) -Philippine police announced on Monday the arrest of a suspected pro-Islamic State jihadist accused of killing civilians in last year’s …

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Malaysia arrests 10 over links with South Philippines militants

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Malaysian police have arrested 10 people on suspicion of aiding the movement of militants between the eastern state of …

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